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Is my diet the cause of my ADHD?

Is ADHD a sign of poor nutrition? Doctors have speculated that certain foods may be linked with ADHD. Although much research has been done on the subject, it’s not clearly proven that food can actually cause ADHD. What some foods do seem to do however is worsen ADHD symptoms or affect behavior that mimics...

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men Recipe

School holidays are fast approaching and making Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men is a healthy activity the entire family will enjoy! GLUTEN-FREE GINGERBREAD MEN RECIPE Makes: 10-15 Gingerbread Men Prep Time: 15 minutes Baking Time: 10 minutes Oven Temperature: 170ºC Ingredients  500ml (275g) gluten-free cake flour 7ml ground ginger 3ml ground mixed spices 2,5ml bicarbonate of...

High Salt intake affects more than just your Blood Pressure

The use of salt is part of everyone’s daily life. Salt is also called sodium chloride with the main ingredients in salt being sodium, chloride and iodine. The essential minerals found in salt acts as important electrolytes in the human body, assisting with fluid balance, nerve transmission and muscle function. Consuming too much sodium may raise blood...

Healthy Eating during Pregnancy

A woman’s body provides the environment for the growth and development of a new human being and that is why adequate good nutrition plays an essential role during pregnancy. From conception to birth, all parts of the infant – bones, muscles, blood cells, skin and other organs – are made from the nutrients in the food that...

26 Weight Loss Tips

Time your meals Set a timer for 20 minutes & start eating slowly. Pacing a meal allows you to enjoy each bite & allows your body to register that it is full. It is easy to overeat when you rush meals as your body doesn’t have sufficient time to register that it is full. Sleep more & Weigh...